BULLETCAST, August 9 – What you need to know now
Red Dead Redemption sold 11 million units and Todd Hollenshead tells us extended console cycles are a good thing. Get all the major headlines from the past 24 hours in video and text form after the break.
Featured content: Nathan nabbed a great interview with Todd Hollenshead at QuakeCon last week. Did you know RAGE has been in the works for seven years?
Take-Two swung to a loss in Q1, but has reported 4 million sales for LA Noire. RDR has now sold 11 million units.
If you want to fully install RAGE on an Xbox 360, it’s going to cost you
22Gb of disc space.
A Sony warehouse burned down in London last night, presumably as part of the ongoing UK riots. Supplies will be affected, the company said, but it’s unknown as yet if PS3 shipments will be hit.
Nintendo needs to “build a better mousetrap” with Wii U’s controller, EA’s Peter Moore’s
Bodycount’s got a serious art make-over recently. Here’s some
play impressions and a new dev diary.
Carbine producer Eric DeMilt has been
dropping hints on the studio’s new MMO. Watch gamescom next week for the reveal.
Valve’s permanently dropped
Portal 2′s price to $29.99 on Steam.
More than half of all British, French and German adults are gamers,
according to a new survey.
NPD and analyst firm EEDAR are to
collaborate on providing “expanding video game tracking” to the US market. This will include digital and mobile data.
new Inversion trailer. It’s exclusive, don’t you know.
France is to get a modified,
16-rated version of Heavy Rain. Quite why, we don’t know.
Batman: Arkham City will be playable at EG Expo. Along with every other game in the entire world.
UKIE has announced that
there’ll be no London Games Festival this year, but has said it intends to have it return next year alongside the 2012 Olympics.
A new version of the BBC iPlayer
is now available on PS3.
Zumba Fitness has now been at the top of the
UK chart for eight weeks.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies to be revealed at Comic-Con
You could win one of 20 collectible Xbox One consoles during SDCC
This ARK: Survival Evolved mod adds a 65 square kilometer map of islands
Watch the Horizon Zero Dawn E3 trailer again, this time with developer commentary
The Division – here’s everything we know about Dark Zones, so far
Western release of Project X Zone 2 delayed into 2016
Nintendo US eShop update: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, more
The global open beta for World of Warships has commenced
Elex revealed as a new sci-fi fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes
Nintendo NX to release by July 2016, claims report
The story of Black Ops 3 is so big, that it has an in-game wiki
Star Wars Battlefront leak reveals weapons, vehicles, emotes, more
Watch – first PC gameplay footage for Star Wars Battlefront leaks
Destiny: 16 essential weapons for PvE
Full Formula E season to debut in Forza 6
The Last Guardian: If not for the fans, Sony “probably would have” cancelled it
Deal: get a PS4 with Batman: Arkham Knight for $369
Uncharted 4 is 1080p/30fps in single-player, multiplayer shooting for 60fps
Here’s Yuji Naka’s new game in action
Team Fortress 2 Gun Mettle update delivers rare guns, weekly challenges from tomorrow
Cities: Skylines dev to continue content support “as long as we possibly can”
Check out this adorable Splatoon mod for Team Fortress 2
Amazon now offering pretty sweet game discounts to Prime members
Elite: Dangerous dev comments on graphics downgrade complaints
What is Elex?
Goodbye, Club Nintendo
Dark Souls Arena Mod lets players control the game’s bosses
Xbox One needs “to do better” in Europe, says Microsoft’s Phil Spencer
Four week sale returns to EU PS Store: Grim Fandango Remastered, Child of Light, more
Dota 2 International 2015 prize pool hits $15 million
Watch the Uncharted 4 E3 demo live stream right here
Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition stock available for pre-order at GAME UK this Friday
PS Plus July: Entwined, Rain, Styx: Master of Shadows, more
Enhanced drug features added to We Happy Few along with Mac, Linux support
Here’s a lovely trailer for Silence – The Whispered World 2
Nintendo games line-up and tournament schedule announced for SDCC 2015
Guerrilla games: Rise of the Tomb Raider’s back to basics approach feels right
Humble Borderlands Bundle adds Pre-Sequel discount, other niceties
Oddworld developer handling PS4 and Vita versions of Mike Bithell’s Volume
Nintendo is redesigning the Miiverse
GTA Online: Fireworks, double RP & double cash for Independence Day
The Awakening expansion for Path of Exile launches July 10 with a new act
Oddworld: New n Tasty developer teasing a new reveal
Tomb Raider movie reboot looking for female director – rumour
Check out these Street Fighter t-shirts with alternate character illustrations
PS4 update 2.55 available to download now
WWE’s John Cena is this month’s PlayStation Hero
Just Cause 3 mods may make their way to PS4 and Xbox One
Battlefield 4′s CTE comes to Xbox One next week
Mortal Kombat X does the Predator tribute perfectly
Fallout super fan makes his own real-life Pip-Boy replica
The best games on Xbox One
Indie horror Allison Road ready to take over from Silent Hills
Thomas Was Alone “Deluxe” action figure set now available
Reggie: “No sugar coating” negative reactions to Metroid Prime: Federation Force
Skullgirls heads to PS4 next week
Shovel Knight sales top 700K, physical release inbound
Dark Souls series global sales top 8M
All 124 ID@Xbox titles from E3 2015
Dead or Alive 5: Last Round PC online multiplayer delayed by “major issues”
Star Wars Battlefront dev “did not want this to be a Battlefield game”
Square Enix and Eidos foster “distinct qualities” of subsidiary studios
Minecraft has sold over 20 million units on PC, Mac
PvE update hits Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta tomorrow
DOOM developer John Romero selling his Turbografix-16 and SNES collection on eBay
First Fallout 4 character added to Fallout Shelter as Legendary Dweller
Delay of Star Citizen’s FPS module due to a mix of “technical blockers and gameplay issues”
Ronin slices and dices her way out of Early Access onto PC, Linux and Mac
Star Wars Battlefront leads list of E3 2015 Game Critics Awards nominations
Civilization: Beyond Earth video takes a look at Rising Tide’s aquatic gameplay
New Xbox features coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One Preview
Batman: Arkham Knight guide – Most Wanted missions
First chapter of Sierra’s new King’s Quest title will be released in July
Shigeru Miyamoto isn’t actively participating in the development of Nintendo NX
Tomorrow’s Splatoon update adds new ranked battle mode Tower Control
GTA 5: Ill-Gotten Gains Part 2 DLC drops July 8: Marksman Pistol, Knuckle Duster confirmed
Soft Body doesn’t sound at all like your typical twin-stick shooter game
The Hitman Collection is just $8 on Steam, take 80% off more in the franchise
Metroidvania game Red Goddess: Inner World releases on PS4 today
Xbox dates Gamescom briefing: Crackdown, Quantum Break, Scalebound confirmed
Batman: Arkham Knight gets new patch to fix leaderboards issue [UPDATE]
The Butcher invades Heroes of the Storm with today’s Eternal Conflict update
“The plan was always to slowly increase the price,” says Dirt Rally developer
MGS5: Troy Baker asks fans to “reserve judgement” on Kiefer Sutherland as Snake
PlayStation 4 dominates Europe with ’70-90%’ of console market
Interview: PS4′s Jim Ryan on Sony’s E3 and winning in Europe
Xbox Live deals: Peggle 2, Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare, more
Strike Vector EX trailer shows new console additions
Retro City Rampage is coming to MS-DOS
Destiny weekly reset for June 30, new strikes and Prison of Elders arenas detailed